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Transferring Credit to Langara

Langara may award credit for courses completed at recognized post-secondary institutions, International Baccalaureate (IB), Advanced Placement (AP), or A Level (Advanced Level) programs. Credit is not awarded for skill building, adult basic education, or continuing studies courses.

Transfer credit of up to 30 credits may be awarded to students who have completed a Diplóme d’études collégiales (DEC) program.

Transfer credit is not included in the calculation of Langara College GPA (Grade Point Average) and CGPA (Cumulative Grade Point Average).

Additional Resources

Check out the BC Transfer Guide for course transferability.
Learn more about Langara Transfer Credit Policy and Procedures.

How do I request transfer credit?

Langara College does not automatically award transfer credit. Transfer credit must be requested by completing a Transfer Credit Request. The transfer credit assessment process can take up to eight weeks to complete once all documents have been received. If you are considering transferring credit, submit your documents as soon as possible.

Maximum Amounts of Transfer Credit

Up to 60% of Langara certificate, diploma, associate degree, and bachelor’s degree program requirements may be transferred from a recognized sending institution. Transfer credit cannot be used to fulfill graduation requirements for citations, post-degree programs, or micro-credentials.

Students who are considering transferring credit completed in the final 40% of their program should contact a Graduation Advisor to ensure the minimum number of credits to be completed at Langara College, as noted in the Langara Credential Policy F1001, are being met.

Transferring Credit from International Institutions

International students who request to transfer credits earned internationally are advised to contact an International Student Coordinator (ISC) for information regarding how international transfer credit on a student record may impact a post-graduation work permit application.

Transfer Credit Deadlines

If you intend to use the transfer credit as course prerequisites, submit your request and all documentation by the deadlines below.

Semester Deadline
Summer Course Registration February 1
Spring Course Registration October 1
Fall Course Registration May 1

Transferring Langara Credits to Other Institutions

Students planning to transfer from Langara to another educational institution should consult with the receiving institution to determine the transferability of courses taken at Langara.

Check out the BC Transfer Guide for course transferability.

Contact Counselling Services for questions about transferring to other institutions.